MBA

University of North Alabama

Program Description

MBA

University of North Alabama

UNA has one of the top MBA programs in the State of Alabama, ranking third in number of MBA graduates per year in the State. UNA's MBA program allows you an opportunity to earn your MBA for less than $12,500 from a Nationally ranked program.

Whether you are looking for an MBA or wish to earn your Executive MBA, we have all the options to fit everyone’s busy life.

We offer an experience that is unmatched regardless of which concentration is right for you. Our professors bring real world experience to the classroom that serves as the foundation for our programs. You will benefit from their research and experience through case studies, solving real world business problems, and their dynamic delivery of practical business skills, knowledge, and strategies.

Why UNA for your MBA

The MBA, or Master of Business Administration, graduate degree is one of the most recognizable and desired professional degrees in the United States and the world.

  • The purpose of this esteemed degree is to provide training in the theory and practice of business management. It is suitable for students from a wide range of undergraduate backgrounds. No matter what your career goal is, a graduate business degree can help you to achieve it.
  • The MBA gives you control of your future, provides opportunities and helps you to be a valuable contributor to the world around you. Your consideration of this degree means that you understand the importance of investing in yourself.

Why pursue your graduate business studies at the University of North Alabama? There are so many reasons.

  • The historical foundation of UNA combined with modern course delivery and highly qualified faculty make it a perfect choice for today's prospective MBA student. The picturesque campus is just blocks from the Tennessee River in an area rich in culture, arts and entertainment.
  • The program is designed for students with a variety of careers and life stages.
  • There are convenient campus locations as well as partial or completely online options.
  • The flexibility of the program can be customized to meet your needs and schedule.
  • What you will find with the UNA MBA program is a challenging and relevant program designed to build important skills in every major area of business.

MBA Options

UNA offers two options for students to earn a graduate business degree.

  • The MBA combines a set of core courses with the opportunity to specialize in a particular concentration.
  • We also offer the Executive MBA for individuals with significant business experience who want to improve their leadership and management skills.
  • The GMAT is not required for the Executive MBA.

The chart below helps you see the flexibility of the UNA MBA. It should also help determine if the MBA or Executive MBA is the best program for you. Both programs are available online and/or face-to-face.

Criterion Traditional Executive
Professional Experience Professional business experience not required Mid-career professionals with 6 to 8 years of business experience
GMAT/GRE Required Yes No
GPA Requirement Yes Yes
Total credit hours required 34 34
Concentrations Ten Concentrations Executive
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

Unconditional Admission:

  • Hold another advanced or professional degree (example-J.D., M.D., etc.) approved by MBA Admissions Committee; or
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and
  • GMAT score of 450 or higher and a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Acceptable (equivalent) GRE score may be substituted for GMAT using this table

Conditional Admission:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and
  • GMAT score of 400 or higher and a grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Acceptable (equivalent) GRE score may be substituted for GMAT using this table

NOTE: International students must also submit a sufficient TOEFL or IELTS score.

Admission to Executive MBA

Unconditional Admission:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (3 year diploma + 1 year bridge program possible)
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Current resume reflecting executive potential and eight or more years of increasing responsibility in professional management, or entrepreneurial positions.
  • Currently employed in supervisory, middle or upper management
  • Written professional statement discussing career objectives and rationale for advanced management study
  • Approval by the College of Business MBA Admissions Committee.

Conditional Admission:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (3 year diploma + 1 year bridge program possible)
  • Grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (GPA requirement is waived for students admitted to Asia MBA degree programs.)
  • Current resume reflecting executive potential and six or more years of steady career progression.
  • Currently employed in supervisory, middle or upper management
  • An optional GMAT score of 600 or higher may be substituted for up to two years of the experience requirement
  • Written professional statement discussing career objectives and rationale for advanced management study
  • Letter of recommendation that addresses the applicant’s ability and motivation for graduate management study. DOWNLOAD the Letter of Recommendation Form.
  • The MBA Admissions Committee or faculty representative may request a personal or telephone interview before making a final determination of conditional admission into the MBA Executive Concentration program by the College of Business MBA Admissions Committee.


Last updated April 21, 2016
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